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Freud, S. (1915). Letter from Sigmund Freud to Sándor Ferenczi, August 9, 1915. The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sandor Ferenczi Volume 2, 1914-1919, 74-75.

Freud, S. (1915). Letter from Sigmund Freud to Sándor Ferenczi, August 9, 1915. The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sandor Ferenczi Volume 2, 1914-1919 , 74-75

Letter from Sigmund Freud to Sándor Ferenczi, August 9, 1915 Book Information Previous Up Next

Sigmund Freud

Karlsbad, August 9, 1915

Dear friend,

I am reluctantly returning to you this letter, rich in content, in which I recognize the matrix of several important endeavors.

On August 12 we are going from here to Berchtesgaden. Best address:

Königssee, Upper Bavaria

without any other designation, where I will then be able to pick up the letters from the post office, or

Villa Hofreit, Schönau bei Berchtesgaden.

If the future permits, we would still like to have a few weeks of summer and experience the fall of Riga, but not of Górz, in beautiful nature.1

No news from Martin since July 25;2 Ernst went away on July 30, up to now a card from him from Máramaros-Sziget, a station on the way to East Galicia.

Sachs is getting called up on the 15th; Tausk reports being stationed in Rzeszów.3 The announced books from Budapest haven't come.4

The twelve papers are, so to speak, finished. The alkalescence5 of the last week doesn't seem favorable for intellectual work.

Kind regards,

Freud

Notes to "Letter from Sigmund Freud to Sándor Ferenczi, August 9, 1915"

1 Görz was finally taken by Italian troops on August 9, 1916, after long, bloody fighting, Riga by German troops on September 3, 1917.

2 A day later Freud received a reassuring card from Martin (unpublished letter, Freud to Adolfine Freud, August 10, 1915, Library of Congress).

3 This city in Galicia had been taken by Austro-Hungarian troops on May 12.

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